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Harvard Sex Week is Pretty Much Everything You’d Expect

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Posted by    Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 11:00am

What do events like this have to do with the pursuit of knowledge through education?

The College Fix reports.

Harvard Sex Week: 13,000 condoms, 1,200 bottles of lube, and ‘BDSM in the dorm’ lesson

Harvard University will soon mark its annual “Sex Week” observance, which this year features a workshop on how to navigate...

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Pima Community College Is Censoring Faculty Interacting with Journalists

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Posted by    Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 9:30am

The administration is censoring.

FIRE reports.

Pima Community College Imposes Restrictive Media Policy on Faculty

In the era of social media and around-the-clock journalism, it’s no surprise that colleges and universities have become hypersensitive to their public image. FIRE has long been fighting administrative overreach and censorship perpetrated in the name of “branding.”

These image-conscious...

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UNC-Wilmington Prof to Students – You Have No Right to Not be Offended

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Posted by    Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 8:00am

Professor Mike Adams apparently made this the subject of his first class of the year. We could use more people like this in academia.

He reprinted his remarks at Townhall.

Get Out of My Class and Leave America

Welcome back to class, students! I am Mike Adams your criminology professor here at UNC-Wilmington. Before...

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Are Rising College Tuition Prices Finally Leveling Off?

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 6:30pm

After a decade of surging prices, the steep tuition climb may finally be over.

From Boston.com:

High rising college tuition might be leveling off

Even though students at four-year public colleges and universities pay 40 percent more for school than their peers did a decade ago, college costs seem...

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Protesters Shout Down Israeli Professor at U. Minnesota Law School

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 5:00pm

Tolerance.

From our parent site, Legal Insurrection.

Protesters shout down Israeli Professor at U. Minnesota law school

Moshe Halbertal is a law professor at New York University, and Professor of Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Hebrew University in Israel. He lectures widely on the ethics of war, particularly asymetric war of the type...

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LGBT Student Activists Shut Down LGBT Film Screening for Being too White

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 3:30pm

Nothing is ever enough for the left. The cycle of outrage just goes on and on.

The College Fix reports.

LGBT student activists shut down LGBT film screening because it’s too white

The film Stonewall shows a fictionalized grand opening of the gay-rights movement, but in a bid for commercial success, the filmmaker allegedly replaced (historical)...

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Campus Anti-Koch Movement Being Funded by Wealthy Liberal Groups

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 2:00pm

The left has convinced itself that the Kochs are evil, no matter how untrue it is. They’re also using big money from liberal groups to promote an anti-Koch campaign at colleges.

Lachlan Markay reports at the Washington Free Beacon.

Deep-Pocketed Donors Behind Campus Anti-Koch Movement

Liberal foundations financing a nonprofit news venture that is...

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Watters’ World Shows More Cornell University Footage

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 12:30pm

This is a week after Fox News was kicked off campus.

The Cornell Review reports.

Fox News Releases More Watters’ World Cornell Video

More footage from Fox News’ recent visit to Cornell’s campus aired on tonight’s O’Reilly Factor.

Last week, Jesse Watters of Fox News released video of him interviewing Cornell students about a Cornell...

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Social Justice Warriors at Harvard Want to Change Law School’s Seal

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 11:00am

The school’s seal is the coat of arms of a family that once owned slaves.

The Harvard Crimson reports.

At Harvard Law School, Students Call for Change of Seal

A new student movement at Harvard Law School is organizing to change the seal at the school, which the students argue represents and endorses a...

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How to Pay for College With No Loans

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 9:30am

Here are 7 ways to avoid those loans.

WFLA reports.

Ways to pay for college without student loans

College isn’t cheap — and the price continues to rise year after year. Student loans are the first place most prospective students look to, but they are not always the right option.

Federal student loans can cover...

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Vassar College Administrators Shred The Constitution When Reporter Calls it Triggering

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 8:00am

James O’Keefe and his group Project Veritas recently visited Vassar College and the footage they caught on video may surprise you.

Watch below.

Campus Reform has more.

VIDEO: Administrators literally shred Constitution after reporter calls it ‘oppressive’ and ‘triggering’

Administrators at V...

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Texas Colleges Prepare for Implementation of Campus Carry Laws

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 6:30pm

What changes are they making?

The Houston Chronicle reports:

College system set for start of campus carry law

It is illegal for a concealed handgun licensee to bring a firearm into a college building, and it will continue to be that way for almost two years at Lone Star College-Tomball or LSC-University Park although...

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Left Wing U.K. Author Blasts Students Who Fear ‘Hate Speech’

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 5:00pm

It looks like everyone is getting tired of PC culture on campus. Finally.

The College Fix reports.

Students who squelch ‘hate speech’ make themselves ‘dumb and dogmatic,’ left-wing U.K. author says

‘Let yourself be offended because it’s really good for you’

Colleges have it backward: “Hate speech” should not only be accepted but embraced, because...

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Are Tax Credits Really Helping College Students?

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 3:30pm

Probably not.

The Washington Post reports:

Expanding tax credits has done little to help college students

Despite the billions of dollars the government spends on education tax credits, new research shows nearly 40 percent of undergraduate college students are ineligible to receive them, raising questions about whether the benefit is a good way...

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Prager University – Successful Liberals Live by Conservative Principles

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 2:00pm

In the newest video from Prager University, Greg Gutfeld explains how many liberals live by very conservative principles if they want to be successful.

Here’s more information.

Successful liberals live by conservative values. It’s true. The liberal musician, the liberal chef, the liberal writer — all swear by things conservatives love, like competition,...

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College Doesn’t Have to be Stressful

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 12:30pm

30% of students reported that stress has affected their academic performance in the last year.

USA Today reports.

Stress in college: Experts provide tips to cope

For many students, stress is part of the college experience. The good news? According to some, it doesn’t have to be.

According to the 2015 National College Health Assessment,...

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College Groups Pressure SCOTUS to Allow Race Considerations in Admissions

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 11:00am

Lots of people in higher education still support Affirmative Action.

Scott Jaschik reports at Inside Higher Ed.

Defending Affirmative Action

No consensus exists in American society about the practice of colleges considering race in admissions decisions. Since the 1970s, colleges have been doing so to try to enroll diverse classes of students (and of...

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Graduates Still Struggle With Debt

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 9:30am

Nationally, seven in 10 go into debt to reach graduation day.

Star Tribune reports.

College graduates cope with the debt that follows

Some are consumed with regrets.

Some say they would do it again in a heartbeat.

For this generation of college graduates, it’s the norm to f...

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Professor Glenn Reynolds: Abolish the Ivy League to Reduce Income Inequality

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 8:00am

Our friend Professor Glenn Reynolds has a new column at USA Today which is well worth reading.

To reduce inequality, abolish Ivy League

The problem of “inequality” looms over America like a storm cloud. According to our political and journalistic class, inequality is the single biggest problem facing our nation, with the possible...

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Manchester University Staff Considers Strike Over Job Cuts

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Posted by    Monday, November 2, 2015 at 6:30pm

Striking always creates more demand, right?

The BBC reports:

Manchester university staff in strike ballot over job cuts

The University and College Union says more than 250 staff are in fear for their jobs after managers ignored agreed procedures.

“We now feel we have no alternative but to ballot for industrial action,” said UCU regional...

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Yale Survey Exposes Threats to Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by    Monday, November 2, 2015 at 5:00pm

You know what they say — the proof is in the survey. Or something.

From FIRE:

New Survey Exposes Threats to Free Speech on Campus

On Monday, Yale University’s William F. Buckley, Jr. Program released a national survey measuring U.S. college students’ attitudes towards free speech on campus. The results were troubling.

The 2015 Buckley...

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Corinthian Colleges on the Hook for $530 Million in Damages

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Posted by    Monday, November 2, 2015 at 3:30pm

What a financial nightmare this situation has turned into.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

Judge Rules Defunct For-Profit College Is Liable for $530 Million in Damages

A federal judge has ruled that the defunct Corinthian Colleges is liable for roughly $530 million in damages to former students, concluding a lawsuit brought by the...

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